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Define Ventures Partners

Engineer - Remote

Blackbird Health

Blackbird Health

Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

At Blackbird Health our commitment is to provide precision care, with powerful outcomes for children, adolescents and young adults struggling with social developmental and school related challenges. We believe that our youth deserve the very best care, not only for their physical health, but also their mental health. Through an integrated community-centered care approach, our skilled clinical team delivers exceptional virtual and in-person care across a wide range of specialties. If you're excited to work for a mission driven company that values compassion, dedication and the holistic approach to care, Blackbird Health is a great place to advance your career.

As Blackbird Health is expanding our reach, Engineers will play a crucial role to digitize the Blackbird care. Our engineers have a unique opportunity to apply modern technologies such as machine learning and AI to support the development and growth of children, adolescents, young adults (2-26 years) and their families. The ideal candidate constantly seeks to learn new technologies and more efficient ways to deliver care while maintaining a focus on quality, reliability, and usability of the product. If you appreciate new perspectives, enjoy working with colleagues from diverse backgrounds, and are excited to expand your career while making a positive impact on the lives of children, Blackbird is the place for you. We will invest in your career.


  • 100% Remote Opportunity
  • Comprehensive benefits package; medical and dental coverage (available day 1 of employment)
  • 401k (with a company match)
  • Employer paid life insurance coverage
  • Paid Time Off
  • Diverse and experienced leadership team, supportive work culture
  • Explore your career advancement potential through opportunities to grow with the company
  • Blackbird Health is made up of intelligent, humble, compassionate and hardworking people. Joining the ranks means you'll have an automatic network for professional development, and opportunities to share your expertise


  • Collaborate across diverse functions (i.e. CRNPs, EF Coaches, Speech therapists) to develop our products and tools
  • Engineer technology to improve patient care, enhance healthcare processes, and contributions towards the advancement and scale of Blackbird mental health services:
    • Actively participate in continuous testing of functionality and quality assurance processes to identify and fix bugs, vulnerabilities, and performance issues; ensuring the reliability and accuracy of healthcare software
  • Develop applications that streamline healthcare workflows, making processes more efficient:
    • Deliver a positive communication experience from first visit to post discharge for families and healthcare professionals
    • Design user-friendly interfaces for the clinical team to record patient data, manage appointments, or access medical information easily
  • Utilize data and service architectures to enhance patient outcomes
    • Integrate various healthcare applications and systems to enable smooth data exchange, interoperability, and communication between different healthcare providers and institutions
    • Lead projects involving data analysis to identify patterns, predict patient outcomes and optimize treatment plans with a data-driven approach to elevate the standard of care


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in an engineering domain
  • Minimum 3 years of related experience, which may include healthcare information technologies, workflow experiences, data science, machine learning, A/B experimentation, SaaS, IaaS, etc
  • A full-stack contributor experienced in user experience, backend services, authorization, schema, and storage
  • Experience leading cross-functional teams to complete projects with dependencies and constraints on time
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken


  • Ability to maintain confidentiality according to HIPAA regulations
  • Familiarity with Agile, Scrum, Kanban, and Waterfall project methodologies
  • Experience with EHR/EMR system programmability
  • Experience in clinical decision support systems utilized by clinicians and administrators
  • Analytical; capable of understanding complex situations and quickly identifying steps to simplify
  • Outstanding communication skills and ability to collaborate effectively with patients, provider partners and colleagues
  • Open to professional feedback and interested in working in a supportive and collegial environment
  • Flexibility to adjust to a dynamic work environment
  • Ability to show initiative, good judgment, and resourcefulness


Blackbird is committed to cultivating and preserving a culture of inclusion and belonging. We are able to grow and learn better together with a diverse team of employees. In recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that you can bring in terms of your education, opinions, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veteran’s status, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation and beliefs. Blackbird provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type.